Cristian Paiz

Cristian Paiz

Player Profile

Guatemala City, Guatemala

Assistant Coach

Cristian enters his first season as an assistant coach with the Owls after finishing up his four-year playing career at FAU.

Senior ('03-'04): Led Owls with 11-1 singles record in dual-match play, mostly at the #2 spot...was named to the Atlantic Sun All-Conference First Team along with fellow Owl Antonello Magris who he teamed up with for an 11-3 record at #1 doubles...was named Player-of-the-Week for the week ending April 6.

Junior ('02-'03): Had team-best singles record at 13-12...led team in matches played at 48...25 singles and 23 doubles...finished with team-best, 15-8, doubles record...won six straight doubles matches with Oscar Plotnik...finishing 10-4 as a tandem...won six of eight singles matches in the month of March.

Sophomore ('01-'02): Went 15-5 in singles and 19-3 in play includes a 15-2 mark in the spring...had a 12-match winning streak from February 24 through March 29...only lost two sets during the streak...helped anchor the team's top doubles tandem...went 18-3 paired up with Doug Devriendt while going 9-1 at no. 1...the duo went 5-1 and 2-1 at no. 2 and no. 3, respectively.

Freshman (`00-`01): Went 18-6 in singles and 15-5 in doubles...went 5-1 at no. 5 singles and 6-1 at no. 6...went 10-2 at no. 2 doubles with Doug Devriendt...won 13 of his last 15 singles matches, including the last five.

High School: Attended Cardinal Gibbons High School...1999 team won the regional, district, state, and national championship.

Personal: Business Management major..born August 28, 1981...son of Carola Asturias and Ramiro Paiz.

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